A framework worth up to £20 million is being set up for Scottish health boards to buy electronic prescribing and medicine administration systems.
Two RiO trusts in London and the south have chosen to move to new electronic patient record system suppliers before the end of their national contracts this October.
A consortium of 38 trusts in London and the South has saved £110m by moving to individual contracts with electronic patient record suppliers.
A £10 million digital health project in Scotland has recruited just one quarter of expected users.
The Medical Defence Union has produced guidance for GPs to help them to ensure the confidentiality and accuracy of medical records being made available for patients online.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust has reached the top of EHI’s Clinical Digital Maturity Index following the roll-out of e-prescribing across all directorates.
Healthwatch Sandwell has set up a GP practice comparison website including information on how long it takes to get an appointment.
The new NHS e-Referral Service will go-live on 15 June as part of plans to replace all paper-based referrals.
The government is optimistic about meeting its April deadline for patient access to online records, despite January figures revealing that thousands of practices were yet to offer the service.